Researchers finally have answered one of the most compelling questions in the field of medicine: What is a normal size for a penis? The answer, according to anatomically precise measurements of up to 15, men from around the world, is 3. These average lengths are just two of the findings reported in BJU International, the official journal of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and a handful of other medical societies. But before we move on to more of their results, let's pause for another question:. A scientifically validated answer may help doctors reassure men with conditions like "small penis anxiety" or body dysmorphic disorder who suffer considerable distress due to the size of their organ. It also could help manufacturers design better condoms with lower failure rates. So the group conducted an exhaustive search for published studies with reliable assessments of penile length and girth. To qualify, studies had to include 50 or more male volunteers who were at least 17 years old. Would-be participants were excluded if they suffered from erectile dysfunction or had any physical abnormalities, including implants. Only studies with careful measurements taken by health professionals were included in the analysis.
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Asian penises are generally smaller than Caucasian ones, each measuring, on average, shorter than 10cm with a full erection. I am a year-old man and I have never had sex due to a lack of confidence regarding the size of my penis. It is so slim that I cannot put on condoms. It is about Hence, a penis with a length of about However, the length is not the most important consideration. Its functional ability is more crucial. If you cannot put on a condom, either your technique is wrong or the penis is not erect enough for the condom to slip on.
Ben Tinker , CNN. CNN It's the personal health question most men want answered more than just about any other: how do I measure up? Is your penis size 'normal'? More Videos NFL hopeful finds new dream after accident. Trouble sleeping?